Steven Geray (born István Gyergyay, 10 November 1904 – 26 December 1973) was a Hungarian -born American film actor who appeared in over 100 films and dozens of television programs. Geray appeared in Spellbound (1945), Gilda (1946), In a Lonely Place (1950), All About Eve (1950), Call Me Madam (1953) and To Catch a Thief (1955).
In the Middle Ages, the Duchy of Austria was an autonomous state within the Holy Roman Empire, ruled by the House of Habsburg, and the Kingdom of Hungary was a sovereign state outside the empire. In 1526, Hungary was defeated and partially conquered by the Ottoman Empire.
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Coordinates. The Kingdom of Hungary was a monarchy in Central Europe that existed from the Middle Ages into the 20th century (1000–1946 with the exception of 1918–1920). The Principality of Hungary emerged as a Christian kingdom upon the coronation of the first king Stephen I at Esztergom around the year 1000; his family (the Árpád dynasty) led the monarchy for 300 years.
Steven Brust – writer; Marcel Breuer - (1902-1981) born in Pécs, Hungary. Bauhaus educated Modernist architect and furniture designer. Noted works; The Whitney Museum of American Art (currently the Met Breuer) 1966, the Wassily chair 1925. Leo Castelli - (1907-1999) born Leo Krausz in Trieste, Austria-Hungary. Prominent art collector, dealer ...
The history of Austria covers the history of Austria and its predecessor states, from the early Stone Age to the present state. The name Ostarrîchi (Austria) has been in use since 996 AD when it was a margravate of the Duchy of Bavaria and from 1156 an independent duchy (later archduchy) of the Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation (Heiliges Römisches Reich 962–1806).
Austria-Hungary (also known as The Austrohungarian Empire, Austrohungary, The Most Holy Marriage of Austria and Hungary, and Neville) was created as a drunken bet in 1867 when the Habsburg Emperor Franz Joseph was forced to bet his country's name after losing all his gold sovereigns to Napoleon III.
The Illusionist is a 2006 American romantic mystery film written and directed by Neil Burger and starring Edward Norton, Paul Giamatti, and Jessica Biel.It is based loosely on Steven Millhauser's short story "Eisenheim the Illusionist".
The Hungarian nobility consisted of a privileged group of people, most of whom owned landed property, in the Kingdom of Hungary.Initially, a diverse category of people were mentioned as noblemen, but from the late 12th century only the high-ranking royal officials were regarded as noble.
Spiegel was born to a Jewish family in Jarosław, Galicia, Austria-Hungary (until 1772 in Polish Crown, now in Poland). His parents were Regina and Simon Spiegel, a tobacco wholesaler. He received his education at the University of Vienna. His brother was Shalom Spiegel, a professor of medieval Hebrew poetry.
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